CBS Gets ‘Big Bang’ in the Ratings on Thursday

“The Big Bang Theory” continued its reign as network TV’s highest-rated show on Thursday night, followed by “The Mentalist.” The fact that both shows are on CBS helped the Eye network win the night, according to Nielsen overnight ratings. “Big Bang” drew 13.631 million viewers at 8/7c, while “The Mentalist” had 12.89 million from 10 […]

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Turbulence for ‘Pan Am’ in Week Two Ratings

ABC’s “Pan Am” lost altitude Sunday night – shedding more than a quarter of its audience from a week earlier, according to Nielsen overnights. The high-flying ’60s series about sexy stewardesses and Pan Am pilots drew 7.749 million viewers Sunday night at 10/9c in the overnights – down from 11.063 million in the national Nielsens […]

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CBS Wins Thursday Despite ‘Gentleman’ Debut

CBS didn’t exactly get a big bang out of the premiere of its new fall sitcom “How to Be a Gentleman” Thursday night. The new comedy starring Kevin Dillon and David Hornsby (who also created the series) drew 8.959 million viewers in its debut Thursday at 8:30 p.m./7:30c, following a new episode of “The Big […]

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Fox News Channel Clobbers Competitors in Cable News Ratings

Fox’s voice is America’s choice. No, we’re not talking about singers on “Glee,” “The X Factor” or “American Idol.” We’re talking about the other Fox – Fox News Channel – which once again is the overwhelming favorite source of news and commentary for cable news viewers. How overwhelming? Well, according to Nielsen data covering the […]

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CBS Sitcoms Drop in Week Two as ABC Wins Monday

ABC emerged as the top-rated network Monday night with “Dancing With the Stars” and “Castle,” while “Two and a Half Men” and “2 Broke Girls” each lost about 8 million viewers since their phenomenal starts a week earlier on CBS. ABC won the night — the second Monday of the new fall season — with […]

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